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Richard Horgan

New York
Co-Editor, Fishbowl — Adweek
Covers:  north korea, documentaries, independent film, entertainment, media, short films, authors
Doesn't Cover: kris jenner, kardashian sisters, bruce jenner

Personal ramblings of a West Coast journalist. Currently focused on #MeToo.

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I have worked as a journalist and editor for several decades, beginning in Canada at age 17 with a full-time job at the Ottawa bureau of Associated Press Canada (Canadian Press). More recently and prior to joining FishbowlLA in October 2010 as co-editor, I was an unbylined weekly columnist for TM...

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When Harvey Weinstein was feted in Paris in the summer of 2012 by French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterand, he wrote about Jean-Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon, comparing them to Redford and Newman.
When The Weinstein Co. was founded in 2005, Robert Redford and Paul Newman were tapped as advisors. Said Harvey at the time: "Any board with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as far as we're concerned, is a good group of people,"
Robert Redford has a pair of Miramax film credits. The forgotten one is 1992's INCIDENT AT OGLALA, which won Best Film at that year's American Indian Film Festival.
In a 2013 @MensJournal piece, Redford connected the Sundance dots. Steven Soderbergh... Harvey Weinstein.... Paparazzi... Paris Hilton.
Here's part of what Harvey Weinstein wrote about Robert Redford in a 2014 essay celebrating the Sundance kid as one of @TIME's "100 Most Influential."
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy boy, Canadian Press, Ottawa, 1981.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many, many times. That's how old I am. At one point, I was clocked at being able to type around 100 words-per-minute.

How is social media changing news?

In every possible way, mostly for the better. Twitter search is more powerful for breaking news trends, stories than any other Internet tool.